Covid 19

1,664 new cases, 8 more deaths reported in Sindh
Covid 19, National News

1,664 new cases, 8 more deaths reported in Sindh

Karachi: Sindh has reported 1,664 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the provincial tally to 180,904. Moreover, the daily situation report issued by the Chief Minister’s Office confirmed the deaths of 8 more persons. The death toll now stands at 2,991. The report added that 15,500 tests were conducted in the province in the…

COVID-19 second wave begins in Pakistan
Covid 19, National News

COVID-19 second wave begins in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan recently announced that the second wave of the deadly virus has started in the country. He also said that a time schedule can be set for certain businesses to avoid the spread of coronavirus. During a media briefing, the SAPM said the…

Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19
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Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19

Donald Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus. Global stocks fall as US president announces he will quarantine barely a month before election Donald Trump and his wife Melania tested positive hours after he announced Hope Hicks, a close adviser, had coronavirus. Donald Trump and his wife Melania have tested positive for Covid-19 and…

WHO applauds Pakistan’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic
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WHO applauds Pakistan’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic

ISLAMABAD: The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently said Pakistan was among countries from whom the international community should learn how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in a media briefing said Pakistan deployed the infrastructure built up over many years for polIo to combat COVID-19. “Community health workers who have…

China shows off COVID-19 vaccines for first time
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China shows off COVID-19 vaccines for first time

Beijing: China has put its home-grown coronavirus vaccines on display recently for the first time, as the country where the contagion was discovered looks to shape the narrative surrounding the pandemic. High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair – vaccine candidates produced by Chinese companies Sinovac…

WHO all set to improve healthcare, relief work in Pakistan
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WHO all set to improve healthcare, relief work in Pakistan

QUETTA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently agreed to assist the Balochistan government in its flood relief activities and to improve the provincial healthcare system. WHO Pakistan representative, Dr Palitha Gunarathana Mahipala said this in a meeting with health officials, which was also attended by Parliamentary Secretary Dr Rubaba Buledi and Health Secretary Mir Dostain…

COVID-19: Health ministry issues return to work guidelines for dental care services
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COVID-19: Health ministry issues return to work guidelines for dental care services

Karachi: The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations and Cooperation (NHSRC) recently released fresh guidelines for dentists who are resuming their practices again in COVID-19 Pandemic. The detailed official document included recommendations that were in continuation of initial guidelines issued by the ministry earlier. According to the new guidelines, dental care settings invariably carry…

Global coronavirus death toll passes 650,000
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Global coronavirus death toll passes 650,000

PARIS: Recorded deaths from the coronavirus passed 650,000 recently as the disease surged back at hotspots in Asia, Europe and the Americas, prompting renewed restrictions, targeted lockdowns and compulsory mask-wearing orders. Australia has been rocked by its deadliest surge since the start of the pandemic, Hong Kong is experiencing record daily numbers and Spain`s caseload…

Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?
Blogs, Covid 19

Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?

By Dr Muattar Hanif With the surge of COVID-19, the government has imposed restrictions and even imposed smart lockdown in many cities of Pakistan. Amidst all this chaos, many dental health professionals kept open their practices, while others opted for specific timings to cater to emergency cases only. But the impact of COVID-19 has affected…

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